The jack-up rig is built to Keppel’s proprietary KFELS B Class design and is the fifth of eleven jack-up rigs that Borr Drilling has ordered from Keppel.
The electrification of the platforms, located in the Norwegian North Sea, will aim to reduce CO2 and NOx emissions.
The contract work includes drilling operations, work-over campaigns, P&A activities and all preventative and corrective maintenance of ConocoPhillips’ drilling facilities on three offshore platforms in the Greater Ekofisk Area.
The Ministry of Mines and Hydrocarbons of Equatorial Guinea has granted ExxonMobil a six-month extension for offshore blocks EG06 and EG-11.
The agreements will be awarded to Aker Solutions AS, Axess AS, Oceaneering Asset Integrity AS and IKM Operations AS, taking effect from 1 January 2020.
The company has announced a major rig fleet expansion programme to support its upstream growth plans and enable the delivery of its 2030 Smart Growth Strategy.